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Origin of the name URIJAH.
Etymology of the name URIJAH.
Meaning of the baby name URIJAH.


URIJAH.  Biblical.  [Hebrew Uriyah, Uriyahu = "light of Jehovah."  Nos. 1, 3, and 4 are of the first form, and No. 2 of the second].

    (1) The high priest in Ahaz's reign who was directed to make an altar like that which caught the king's fancy at Damascus (2 Kings xvi. 10-16).
    (2) A prophet, the son of Shemaiah of Kirjath-jearim.  He agreed with Jeremiah in predicting that the kingdom of Judah was about to be temporarily destroyed, which so enraged king Jehoiakim that he sought to kill the prophet of evil.  Urijah fled to Egypt, but was brought back and slain (Jer. xxvi. 20-23).
    (3) [Uriah (3)].  (Neh. iii. 4, 21.)
    (4) [Uriah (4)].  (Neh. viii. 4A.V.). (The Sunday School Teacher's Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894) 


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